11 Uplifting Prayers for Our Military and Veterans

The men and women that serve in the armed forces do so with a form of sacrificial love for their nation. Lifting them up in prayer to the Lord will help to keep stay safe and protected by the Lord’s hand. These uplifting prayers for our military and veterans are the perfect source of inspiration to encourage you to recite your own prayers.

Military and Veterans Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that you defend your people with your mighty hand. Please hear my prayer as I lift up our military and veterans before you now. They work tirelessly to defend our country. Bless and protect them Lord and use their work for the good of our nation and your glory. May they know your presence with them at this time. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with them always. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Protection Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, thank you that you are constantly at work protecting your people. We pray for the protection of our armed forces as they serve our country around the world right now. Give them endurance and remind them that their service worthwhile. May they know that their service is appreciated by us. We thank you, Lord, for using the bravery of these men and women as part of your protection for us. We look forward to a day when this protection is no longer necessary as we live in perfect peace with you for eternity. In your mighty name, Amen.

Strengthen Our Military Prayer
King of Kings, Lord of Lords, thank you that you are faithful to fulfill all your promises. You have promised that you will strengthen all who are weary. We ask that you would bless our military and increase their power. When they feel weary we ask that you would refresh their strength. When they feel isolated, we ask that you would give them the assurance that you are with them. We pray that their work and mission would be successful. May they be filled with all the fullness of God. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Military Service Prayer
Faithful Father, thank you that you are the source of all true joy in life. For those who serve our country in the military, we pray that they would be filled with your strength flowing through them. We thank you for their sacrificial service on our behalf. We pray that they would carry out their work with integrity and honor. We praise you that our names are written in your book of life. We thank you that your grace has been sufficient throughout our life and will faithfully carry us home. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Bless Our Veterans Prayer
Mighty God, thank you that you can satisfy our every desire and need. Hear our prayer of thanks for our veterans who made great sacrifices on our behalf. We ask that you would bless them and meet all their needs. We pray you would give them peace when they suffer from past trauma. We acknowledge the debt of gratitude that we owe them for the freedom of our country. Lord, bless them and keep them, make your face shine upon them. Turn your face towards them and give them peace. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Supply All Needs Prayer
O Lord, my God, thank you that you promise to bring satisfaction and fulfillment to all our desires. Hear our prayer for our military and veterans and bless them today. May they find satisfaction in their work knowing that their labor is vital for the safety and security of our country. We ask that you fulfill their needs, may they look to you as their provider. You are the Sovereign King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light. To you be honor and eternal dominion. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Abundant Blessings Prayer
Lord, our Rock and Redeemer, thank you that you are unchanging, your character remains the same yesterday, today and forever. Hear our prayer on behalf of all the veterans that have fought to protect our freedom. We ask that you pour out abundant blessings on them. As their circumstances change, we pray that they would find comfort in your unchanging love and care. May your love provide joy in their hearts, may your hand provide strength when times are hard and may your Spirit provide peace in their souls. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Endurance Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that you are our ever-present help in times of trouble. We thank you for the servicemen and women in our military currently serving around the globe. We ask that you would be with them and help them in times of trouble. We pray that you would draw near to them as they spend long periods of time away from their families. We thank you for the freedom we enjoy because of their work. Give them the strength to overcome everything that stands against them today. Sustain them through your unfailing love. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

Wisdom and Direction Prayer
Eternal God, thank you that you have given gifts to every man and woman who serves in our military and they have used those gifts to bless us. As we pray for our military, we ask that you would provide wisdom, guidance and direction. Dispense your abundant grace upon them that they may live in your victorious light. Work in them through your Holy Spirit that they would be equipped to carry out every good deed you have prepared in advance for them. May your love reign in their hearts. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Veterans Prayer
Everlasting God, thank you that your ear is always attentive to our prayers. Hear our prayer for our military veterans today. Give them clear minds and peaceful hearts as you bless them for their service to us. May your divine love spread throughout their soul, saturating their whole being that they may be built up in your likeness. Strengthen them through your limitless mercy and grace. Blessing and glory, wisdom and thanksgiving, honor, power and strength, be unto you our God forever and ever. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

All-Conquering Power Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that your perfect love drives out fear. When our brothers and sisters in the military feel daunted by the pressures of their work, increase their faith that they may depend on your strength for their success. May they know your all-conquering power in their life and work. Thank you that you feed your people from the tree of life and give us living water to drink so that we may be satisfied in you. Be exalted above the heavens, O God. Let Your glory be above all the earth. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.